The word happens to be part of the NFL’s Twitter emoji program, which automatically includes the football team’s emblem as an emoji alongside the hashtag:
The pope’s tweet was undoubtedly intended for the five new saints who were canonized Sunday morning, which he had declared at the beginning of Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican.
New Orleans fans were quick to praise the head of the Roman Catholic Church for bestowing the good omen upon their team, which proved effective, as the Saints claimed a 13-6 victory over the Jaguars that evening.
Even Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone was feeling blessed before the game:
And the Saints’ official Twitter account praised divine intervention for their win: